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Artists to work on public art commission at Lydney Harbour Image

Artists to work on public art commission at Lydney Harbour

Artists Denman and Gould have been appointed to deliver two landmark public artworks for Lydney as part of the £2.1million Destination Lydney Harbour project.

Permanent make-up artist sees eye treatments double  Image

Permanent make-up artist sees eye treatments double

Since it became law to wear face coverings indoors - so only the top half of your face is visible - a Cheltenham permanent make-up artist has reported a 200 per cent increase in treatments that accentuate the eyes.

Award winners take centre stage at Literature Festival Image

Award winners take centre stage at Literature Festival

A trio of young volunteers are appearing at Cheltenham Literature Festival after winning prizes for their work in Gloucestershire libraries.

Knifepoint robbery in Shurdington  Image

Knifepoint robbery in Shurdington

Police are appealing for witnesses following a knifepoint robbery in Shurdington, near Cheltenham over the weekend.

Abercrombie & Kent relaunching African adventures Image

Abercrombie & Kent relaunching African adventures

A luxury travel operator from Cheltenham is resuming small group trips in Africa after the coronavirus pandemic - starting with a climb of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Man sentenced following drugs investigation by Cheltenham officers Image

Man sentenced following drugs investigation by Cheltenham officers

A man has been sentenced following an investigation into drugs offences by the Cheltenham Neighbourhood Policing Team.

Stores at risk as Clarks launches CVA plans Image

Stores at risk as Clarks launches CVA plans

High street shoe retailer Clarks is planning to launch a CVA.

Council puts social value at heart of spending policy Image

Council puts social value at heart of spending policy

Communities will be placed at the heart of spending under Gloucester City Council's proposed Social Value Policy with the King's Square redevelopment set to become the first major project included.

Insolvency and business recovery firm opens Gloucester office Image

Insolvency and business recovery firm opens Gloucester office

Begbies Traynor Group has opened a new office in Gloucester.

Greene King call time on 800 jobs as restrictions bite Image

Greene King call time on 800 jobs as restrictions bite

Around 800 jobs are to be axed by pub chain Greene King after it announced 79 venues would remain closed - about one third of them permanently.

Mears celebrates fresh contract with council Image

Mears celebrates fresh contract with council

Mears has been appointed by Exeter City Council to deliver its new integrated asset management contract.

Steam and Santa coming to the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway Image

Steam and Santa coming to the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway (GWSR) has announced additional running days for 2020 as well as a series of 'Santa Experience' trains.

New state-of-the-art gritters will take to the roads this winter Image

New state-of-the-art gritters will take to the roads this winter

20 new state-of-the-art gritters will be patrolling Gloucestershire and the wider South West's motorways and major A roads this winter.

Police appeal for witnesses of incident in Gloucester where four were arrested Image

Police appeal for witnesses of incident in Gloucester where four were arrested

Officers are appealing for the drivers of two vehicles to contact police as they may have information relating to an incident in Gloucester over the weekend.

Punchline Magazine: The Big Green Issue - October 2020 Image

Punchline Magazine: The Big Green Issue - October 2020

Gloucestershire is going green and we feel this is the perfect time to celebrate that in the Green Issue of the Punchline magazine.

CCTV issued in connection with burglary at Nailsworth shop Image

CCTV issued in connection with burglary at Nailsworth shop

Officers have released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a burglary.

Bruton Knowles add firm to rural division Image

Bruton Knowles add firm to rural division

Chartered surveyor Bruton Knowles has expanded its rural division with the acquisition of a long-established Herefordshire company.

BorgWarner complete Delphi Technologies takeover Image

BorgWarner complete Delphi Technologies takeover

The purchase of Delphi Technologies by American automotive components giants BorgWarner has been completed.

Newland Homes' hat-trick at industry awards Image

Newland Homes' hat-trick at industry awards

Gloucester based housebuilder Newland Homes,has scooped three accolades at this year's Local Authority Building Control Awards.

PM promises wind of change is coming to power Image

PM promises wind of change is coming to power

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged to make the UK "the world leader in clean wind energy" after outlining plans to power every home from wind farms by 2030.

Stroud delicatessen prepares for Five Valleys market move Image

Stroud delicatessen prepares for Five Valleys market move

Popular Stroud delicatessen Armadeli is joining the growing line up of high-quality artisan traders at the town's new Five Valleys Market.

Council to consider contracts to keep buses on time Image

Council to consider contracts to keep buses on time

Gloucestershire County Council’s cabinet will be asked to get on board with the search for a new Real Time Passenger Information service when it meets on October 14.

Detail and creativity needed for jobs, not rhetoric Image

Detail and creativity needed for jobs, not rhetoric

Chancellor Rishi Sunak left out the detail in his Conservative Party conference speech, according to one regional business leader.

35 million trees to be planted in the next 10 years Image

35 million trees to be planted in the next 10 years

Ambitious plans to plant 35 million trees in the next 10 years will be put to Gloucestershire County Council’s cabinet next week.

Funding available for creative work with city communities Image

Funding available for creative work with city communities

A new partnership will collaborate with Gloucester organisations to deliver bold artistic work together, as a way to bring about social change.

BAE adds workers to Tempest jet fighter project Image

BAE adds workers to Tempest jet fighter project

BAE Systems is increasing the number of people working on the Team Tempest jet fighter project to 2,500.

Busy Cheltenham road to close for most of this week Image

Busy Cheltenham road to close for most of this week

Gloucestershire County Council's highways team are closing a road in Cheltenham town centre this week to investigate and repair subsidence.

Chancellor urged to give small businesses fuel to power economy Image

Chancellor urged to give small businesses fuel to power economy

The Chancellor must support for small businesses to drive the economic recovery and save jobs, according to the Federation of Small Businesses.

Cineworld to hibernate - with thousands of job losses Image

Cineworld to hibernate - with thousands of job losses

Cineworld is to mothball all of its UK cinemas until at least next spring, with the loss of 6,000 jobs.

Hospice Care Week sees the start of a new partnership Image

Hospice Care Week sees the start of a new partnership

Longfield Community Hospice in Minchinhampton is celebrating Hospice Care Week (October 5-11) by joining forces with The Long Table to ensure people in need have access to good quality and nutritious food.

Teenager arrested on suspicion of robbery Image

Teenager arrested on suspicion of robbery

A teenager has been arrested after armed police responded to an incident at a shop.

Government scheme looks to help coronavirus jobless Image

Government scheme looks to help coronavirus jobless

Gloucestershire is among the first counties in the UK to benefit from the launch of the Government's Job Entry Target Support.

Sentence for man who led police on a 50-mile pursuit around Stroud Image

Sentence for man who led police on a 50-mile pursuit around Stroud

A 50 mile pursuit on a motorway and main roads around Stroud is facing a jail term.

Rag'n'Bone Man announces Forest Live dates for next summer Image

Rag'n'Bone Man announces Forest Live dates for next summer

The artist has announced dates as part of Forest Live 2021, the summer concert series at Westonbirt Arboretum presented by Forestry England.

Blockbuster grant helps Sherborne Cinema Image

Blockbuster grant helps Sherborne Cinema

The Sherborne Cinema in Gloucester has been awarded almost £9,000 as part of a support package from the British Film Institute.

Speed camera locations in Gloucestershire this October Image

Speed camera locations in Gloucestershire this October

Throughout the pandemic lockdown and the subsequent return towards normal traffic flows, the Camera Enforcement Team (CET) have been visiting as many of the sites as possible.

Innocent explanation behind Forest Green name change Image

Innocent explanation behind Forest Green name change

Forest Green Rovers have signed a deal with innocent drinks for the naming rights to its stadium - with fans asked for ideas for the new name.

Poeton welcomes fifth generation of founding family Image

Poeton welcomes fifth generation of founding family

The fifth generation of the family behind a Gloucester engineering firm has joined the business.

E-scooter trial takes to county streets Image

E-scooter trial takes to county streets

Gloucester and Cheltenham are part of a year-long national trial into e-scooters.

Trade union treasurer faces trial for £5.8k fraud Image

Trade union treasurer faces trial for £5.8k fraud

A trade union branch secretary and treasurer is to stand jury trial.

Fans prime objective as Gloucester Rugby welcome support Image

Fans prime objective as Gloucester Rugby welcome support

Gloucester Rugby chief executive Lance Bradley has welcomed the prospect of a support package for Premiership Rugby, days after warning a further six months without fans could prove financially fatal.

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